A leading research and teaching Department housed in a custom-designed building with laboratories and spacious research school accommodation. The Department was founded in 1976 and has now grown to become the largest Department of Archaeology outside London.
Archaeology is part of the School of Historical Studies along with Classics and History, situated in the heart of the bustling city of Newcastle. They offer Degrees in Archaeology, Bioarchaeological Science, and Ancient History and Archaeology, as well as postgraduate study.
There are few better regions in Britain to study Archaeology, as the countryside of Eastern Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire contains a wealth of archaeological remains and its historic centres, such as Hull and Beverley, provide well preserved evidence for the development of Medieval townscapes.
The Department of Archaeological Sciences has been awarded “excellence” in the recent round of teaching quality assessments, and is rated 5 (out of 5*) for research. It combines these two strengths to offer degrees with a unique blend of archaeology and natural sciences. We offer undergraduate BSc courses in Archaeology, Archaeological Sciences, Forensic and Archaeological [...]
Rated as one of the top 100 universities in the world, Durham’s archaeology courses cover a wide range of topics. The department runs training excavations in Co Durham & Northumberland. Fieldwork projects in Syria, Romania, Egypt, France and India as well as in the UK.
UCLan offer a new BSc (Hons) degree in archaeology that combines hands-on practicals with lectures and fieldwork. Particular specialisms include the study of prehistoric artefacts, past perceptions of landscapes, human evolution, and the protection and interpretation of important archaeological sites.
York has long been renowned for its expertise in the archaeology of the last 2000 years. Now it is extending its range back to the Palaeolithic and will be including far more prehistory in its undergraduate syllabus than previously. An Archaeology Data Service and electronic journal Internet Archaeology are based at the department as is [...]